Further Insights from the “Medicare Data”

Initial analyses of “What the Medicare data reveal about mental health services”¬†were previously reported here. Watch this page for updates on information developed from the “Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier” data released by CMS April 9, 2014. The data allow insights into health services provided to Medicare Beneficiaries in 2012 …

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What the Medicare Data Reveal About Mental Health Services

Associated with a great deal of fanfare, particularly in the popular press, on April 9 Medicare released data about how much it paid physicians and other suppliers in 2012. Popular reporting quickly focused on the “top billers” to Medicare for health services, including setting up “look up your own doctor” type of search websites. Who …

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